Sad that the summer holidays are over? Don’t despair, we’ve got plenty of shows to whet your appetite between now and Christmas.
We invite you to join us on the beaches of the South Pacific for this powerful and unforgettable love story. Starring Julian Ovenden as Emile de Becque and Gina Beck as Ensign Nellie Forbush accompanied by a sensational cast of over thirty including Rob Houchen, Joanna Ampil and Sera Maehara. Boasting one of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most iconic scores, South Pacific features songs such as Some Enchanted Evening, I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair and Bali Ha’i.
11 – 15 October 2022
THE COLOR PURPLE
Looking for a musical filled with heart, spirit and soul? Then this is the one for you. Drawing inspiration from jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues, this landmark musical celebrates life, love and the strength to stand up for who you are and what you believe in.
18 – 22 October 2022
Inspired by the instrument that connects us all, the voice, our international arts festival is back with a new name and an electric line-up. Over five days we’ll have a fantastic programme of international music, talks and immersive experiences including In Pursuit of Repetitive Beats. Join us to see John Cale, Abdullah Ibrahim, Midlake, Cate le Bon and many more
26 – 30 October 2022
All your prayers have been answered as this divine production graces the Donald Gordon Theatre telling the tale of everyone’s favourite nun on the run! Starring TV and West End legend Lesley Joseph and Lizzie Bea and featuring original music by Tony® and 8-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken (Disney’s Aladdin, Enchanted) with songs inspired by Motown, soul and disco, this heavenly musical is joyous and uplifting in equal measure.
31 October – 5 November 2022
MY FAIR LADY
Sit back and enjoy the thrilling, glorious and simply “loverly” revival of My Fair Lady, featuring a full orchestra, ravishing costumes and an incredible set.
Starring two-time Olivier Award nominee Michael D. Xavier (Sunset Boulevard) as Henry Higgins, Charlotte Kennedy (Les Misérables) as Eliza Doolittle, Adam Woodyatt (Ian Beale in EastEnders) as Alfred P. Doolittle, Heather Jackson (The Phantom of the Opera) as Mrs Higgins, John Middleton (Ashley Thomas from Emmerdale) as Colonel Pickering, Lesley Garrett (The Singer, The Lesley Garrett Show) as Mrs Pearce and Tom Liggins as Freddy Eynsford-Hill.
My Fair Lady is a truly loverly and glorious way to celebrate that the theatre scene is back in full bloom.
8 – 26 November 2022
THE MAKING OF A MONSTER
The Making of a Monster is Connor Allen's autobiographical story. The Children's Laureate Wales explores how he felt growing up mixed race in Newport in the 2000s – too black for his white friends, but too white for his black friends – and struggling to find his place in the world. Created from grime culture and inspired by artists including Dizzee Rascal, Wiley, Skepta and Kano, The Making of a Monster is a new grime-theatre mash-up.
Youth groups and community organisations can learn more about this original Wales Millennium Centre production with our annual Dros Nos event.
9 – 19 November 2022
Few musicals have received such acclaim as the multi-award-winning Blood Brothers. This captivating and moving tale will have you gripped from the get-go with a superb score including Bright New Day, Marilyn Monroe and the emotionally charged hit Tell Me It’s Not True. Starring X Factor finalist Niki Evans in the iconic role of Mrs Johnstone and Sean Jones, who will be returning to the role for what will be his final ever tour. This is a musical you won’t want to miss.
29 November – 3 December 2022
GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
Get ready for a show that transports the soul in this magnificent and powerful production featuring music and lyrics by Bob Dylan including Like a Rolling Stone, Slow Train, Hurricane and many more.
It’s 1934 in the heartland of America and a group of wayward souls cross paths in a time-weathered guesthouse. Standing at a turning point in their lives, they realise nothing is what it seems. However, as they search for a future and hide from the past, they find themselves facing unspoken truths about the present.
5 – 10 December 2022
Returning by popular demand, seen by over 120 million people worldwide in 52 countries and in 22 languages, Les Misérables is undisputedly one of the world’s most popular musicals.
Joining this incredible cast are Siobhan O’Driscoll (Heathers UK tour and American Idiot in New Zealand) as ‘Éponine’, and Welsh star of the West End Lauren Drew will play ‘Fantine’ (Legally Blonde, SIX, Heathers, Evita, Kinky Boots, The Voice UK 2021)
Immerse yourself in this new staging of a classic musical with scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo.
13 December 2022 – 14 January 2023